2021 AFLM National Carnival

Each year the AFL Masters Carnival is held in a unique location around Australia. Designed to be easily incorporated into a family holiday there is a healthy balance of football, tourism options and carnival events for the whole family.

Attracting up to 50 teams from across Australia, players compete in age groups ranging from Over 35’s to Over 60’s. To play in the National Carnival, players must turn 35 or older in that current year.

The dates for the Adelaide 2022 AFL Masters National Carnival are Sunday, 25 September – Saturday, 1 October.

National Carnival - Players

Player registrations for the 2022 National Carnival will open mid-2022. For more registration information, please contact your state representatives, or visit our Team App site.

National Carnival - Umpires

Registrations for umpires to register for the 2022 National Carnival will open mid-2022. For more registration information, please visit our Umpires Portal, or visit our Team App site.

AFL Masters SA - Official Website

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Welcome to the AFL Masters National Carnival Page

The 2022 Carnival will take place in Adelaide, and dates are Sunday, 25 September – Saturday, 1 October.

Registrations for the 2021 National Carnival are open.

Player and umpire registrations for the 2022 National Carnival will open mid-2022. For more registration information, please contact your state representatives, or visit our Team App site.

What is the National Carnival experience?
Find out what the 2019 Carnival was like here.

The 2019 AFL Masters National Carnival brought together more than 810 footballers, male and female, from across the country to celebrate our great game.
The Townsville 2019 AFL Masters National Carnival was the second time we have held the Carnival in Townsville, the last being 2012.
Steve Eurell AFL Masters National President
To all players, umpires, coaches, support staff and their friends and family, welcome to the capital of North Queensland for the 2019 AFL Masters National Carnival in Townsville.
Gillon McLachlan AFL Chief Executive Officer

Stay in the loop! Become a member of our AFL Masters Team App page and you'll receive regular updates on the National Carnival.

Visit our Team App page